Caucasus

Makhachkala
27 April 2011
Clueless and Smug in Makhachkala Premium

The leader of Dagestan holds a Q and A session with compatriots in Moscow but skirts the biggest problems facing the North Caucasus republic, a Dagestani newspaper writes.

By BBC Monitoring
 
26 April 2011
Choke Point Premium

More and more cars, some ancient, are crowding into Tbilisi, burning a gasoline that may not meet basic standards. And it’s getting hard to breathe.

By Nino Chimakadze
 
19 April 2011
Hunting for Gold in All That Glitters

Behind the headlines about the pensioner cutting off Georgia’s Internet access is a story of a wildcat business and desperate poverty. From EurasiaNet.

By Molly Corso
 
13 April 2011
A Faltering Digital Leap

Georgia is giving netbooks to first-graders, but there’s little content for them, and many doubts about teachers’ readiness to use them. From EurasiaNet.

By Molly Corso
 
6 April 2011
‘True Believers Aren’t Concerned’ Premium

The authorities in Baku continue to use administrative methods to hamper worship in mosques and churches. From Forum 18.

By Felix Corley
 
29 March 2011
Strategic Field Tilted in Russia’s Favor, Armenian Critics Say

Armenia managed to hold the Russians to a 0-0 draw in their Euro 2012 qualifier but everywhere else the huge neighbor seems to have the game wrapped up. From EurasiaNet.

 

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